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Nokia G21

Nokia G21
$179.00
Brand: Nokia
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6.5 inch HD+ screen
  • Camera: 50MP Triple Camera / 8MP front
  • Memory: 3/4GB RAM / 64/128GB ROM
  • Platform: UNISOC T606 CPU / Android 11

Our Rating

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8.5
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

The Nokia G21 is the higher version of the G11, and the direct successor to the Nokia G20 of last year. The model is powered by an 8-core UNISOC CPU, and come with three camera lenses on the rear. It sports a 6.5-inches HD+ display with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution. The screen panel is IPS, and it has a water-drop notch atop the screen.

Nokia G21 key specifications features and price
Nokia G21 | Dusk color

Powering the Nokai G21 is the aforementioned UNISOC’s T606 octa-core CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, along with Mali-G57 GPU. Storage options on the G21 includes 3GB + 64GB, 4GB + 64GB and 4GB + 128GB, and you can still augment all of these storage options using an external SD-card.

As for the camera specs, like the G11, the G21 has three sensor on the rear, but the primary shooter is a 50-megapixel lens, along with two other auxiliary depth and macro lenses. There is a single LED flash on the rear, while an 8-megappixel  selfie cam seats within the notch on the front.

The phone has a side mounted fingerprint scanner, a built-in 5050mAh battery with 18W fast charging and available in either single or Dual Nano-SIM variant It is painted in Nordic Blue and Dusk color, while Google Android 11 boots out of the box. The table below contains the full specs of Nokia G21 smartphone.

Nokia G21 Full Specs and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2 only
3G Network Bands 3G HSDPA Band 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - All models
4G Network Bands 4G LTE Band: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66 - All models
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Nokia G21
Nokia TA-1418
Announced 2022, February 15
Status Available. Released 2022, February 15

BODY

Dimensions 164.6 x 75.9 x 8.5 mm
Weight 190 grams
Build <strong>Build</strong> refers to the built quality of the device Glass front / Plastic back / Plastic frame
SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) IPS LCD touchscreen, with 16M colors, up to 400 nits and 90Hz refresh
Size 6.5 inches, (81.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (270 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 11
Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. UNISOC Tiger T606 (12 nm)
CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (2x1.6 GHz Cortex-A75 CPU and 6x1.2 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-G57 MP1

MEMORY

RAM + ROM <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 3GB + 64GB / 4GB + 64GB / 4GB + 128GB
Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Yes, up to 512GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 50MP, f/1.8 PDAF, 1/2.76" size
Macro: 2MP, f/2.4
Depth: 2MP, f/2.4
Camera Features Autofocus / HDR /Panorama / Digital zoom, LED flash
Video Resolution [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features HDR
Video Resolution [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack,

CONNECTIVITY

USB USB Type-C interface, 1.0 reversible connector, OTG
Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
FM Radio FM radio, RDS, recording

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5050mAh battery
Fast Charging Yes, 18W fast Charging (10W charger included)

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Colors Green and Blue
Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No
Box Contents What is in the box, What is the box content, What accessories is in the box Nokia G11 / Charging Brick / USB cable / User Manual

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